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Aitutaki Lagoon

Cook Islands
+682 31 269
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One of the Best Coral Lagoons in the World

Crystal clear water, plenty of fish and coral and nothing to hurt you (aside from the odd Stone... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Roger J
Brisbane, Australia

Aitutaki lagoon is amazing and a spectacular snorkeling destination! Giant clams to see! Crystal... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Nicole A
Paia, Hawaii
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These waters are home to a large number of fish, making it a favorite spot for snorkeling or scuba diving.
  • Excellent94%
  • Very good4%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Cook Islands
+682 31 269
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Crystal clear water, plenty of fish and coral and nothing to hurt you (aside from the odd Stone Fish)

Thank Roger J
Reviewed 5 days ago

Aitutaki lagoon is amazing and a spectacular snorkeling destination! Giant clams to see! Crystal clear water!

Thank Nicole A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Definitely the most beautiful part of the island and well worth pushing the cycle or taking a scooter ride up beside the runway. Blows your mind and don’t forget to call into Koru Cafe for the best cappuccino around. Make a day of it, so...More

1  Thank Beverley C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Aitutaki Lagoon is the best swimming hole in Aitutaki with beautiful clear blue water and white sand. My only fault would be that the boats come right through Aitutaki Lagoon to let boat patrons on and off - they should make it so the boats...More

Thank MadarmCordelia
Reviewed 1 week ago

I would never return to this resort, its old, smelly, and the managers don't seem to care.Food is nice in the Restaurants but expensive. The Boat Shed off the island, is awesome and highly recommend it.

Thank Di T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

So this is the classic south pacific lagoon. Stunning sand and coral everywhere. A cruise is definitely worth it but they seem similar so i wouldnt pay for anything special. Make sure you get shown the very many turtles and trevalli. Snorkelling is a must...More

Thank lex_loci_david
Reviewed 30 October 2017

Quite simply, you have to experience this magnificent lagoon to believe it. It's one of those places that takes your breath away. See my other reviews for details. Oh, and don't forget your passport. It's fun to get the One Foot Island stamp.

Thank Odysseyx
Reviewed 22 October 2017

This is the most beautiful lagoon I have seen so far, on par with Bora Bora lagoon. It should be an all sea lovers bucket list.

Thank babbua
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

The resort is well located in a little island just less than 2 minutes from the main island via hotel boat available upon request the whole day. All the rooms are beach front standard, superior and on the water, clean, spacious and well organized. The...More

Thank Rosanna D
Reviewed 15 October 2017

The colour of the water has to be seen to be believed. had a peaceful time in the water and on the beach.

Thank Joy S
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14 November 2017|
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Response from pioneertraveller | Reviewed this property |
Good Day Andsuzsharp I did not stayed at Aitutaki Lagoon Resort but at Aitutaki Village, which is on the main land. I afraid I cannot help you with your query. However I did meet some people who were staying at the Resort... More
3 September 2017|
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Response from pioneertraveller | Reviewed this property |
Good Day Susie 5520 It all depends on what you want to do. If you are basically a person who just want to see the sites, sit around and sun tan, than I reckon three days will be just right. But if you are into fishing... More
Sarah B
14 March 2015|
Response from Charles F |
Staying in pacific resorts and got to say it's an excellent place to stay.